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MTV Releases VMA Nominees

 
Posted July 17th, 2014 @ 9:58pm

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MTV released their list of nominees for this year's VMA Awards and Queen Bey leads the pack with 8 nominations. Behind her are Iggy Azalea and Eminem with 7 nominations each. Check out the full list below!

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR:
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – "Fancy"
Beyonce ft. Jay Z - "Drunk in Love"
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
Sia - "Chandelier"
Miley Cyrus - "Wrecking Ball"

 

 

BEST HIP HOP:
Eminem - "Bezerk"
Drake ft. Majid Jordan - "Hold On (We're Going Home)"
Childish Gambino - "3005"
Kanye West - "Black Skinhead"
Wiz Khalifa - "We Dem Boyz"

 

 

BEST MALE:
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
John Legend - "All of Me"
Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell Williams - "Sing"
Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"
Eminem ft. Rihanna - "The Monster"

 

 

BEST FEMALE:
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Beyonce - "Partition"
Lorde - "Royals"
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem"
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - "Dark Horse"

 

 

BEST POP:
Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz - "Talk Dirty"
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem"
Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc - "Wake Me Up"

 

 

BEST ROCK:
Imagine Dragons - "Demons"
Arctic Monkeys - "Do I Wanna Know"
The Black Keys - "Fever"
Lorde - "Royals"
Linkin Park - "Until It's Gone"

 

 

MTV ARTIST TO WATCH:
Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"
5 Seconds of Summer -"She Looks So Perfect"
Charli XCX - "Boom Clap"
Schoolboy Q - "Man of the Year"
Fifth Harmony - "Miss Movin' On"

 

 

BEST COLLABORATION:
Beyonce ft. Jay Z - "Drunk in Love"
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea - "Problem"
Pitbull ft. Ke$ha - "Timber"
Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga - "Loyal"
Eminem ft. Rihanna - "The Monster"
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - "Dark Horse"

 

 

MTV CLUBLAND AWARD:
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down for What"
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams - "Stay the Night"
Calvin Harris - "Summer"
Martin Garrix - "Animals"
Disclosure - "Grab Her!"

 

 

BEST VIDEO WITH A SOCIAL MESSAGE
Angel Haze ft. Sia - "Battle Cry"
Avicii - "Hey Brother"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
J. Cole ft. TLC - "Crooked Smile"
Kelly Rowland - "Dirty Laundry"
David Guetta ft. Mikky Ekko - "One Voice"

 

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
30 Seconds to Mars - "City of Angels"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
Arcade Fire - "Afterlife"
Gesaffelstein - "Hate or Glory"
Lana Del Rey - "West Coast"

 

 

BEST EDITING
Eminem - "Rap God"
MGMT - "Your Life is a Lie"
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams - "Stay the Night"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
Fitz and the Tantrums - "The Walker"

 

 

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Sia - "Chandelier"
Beyonce - "Partition"
Usher - "Good Kisser"
Michael Jackson ft. Justin Timberlake - "Love Never Felt So Good"
Jason Derulo ft. 2Chainz - "Talk Dirty"
Kiesza - "Hideaway"

 

 

BEST DIRECTION
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down for What"
OK Go - "The Writing's On the Wall"
Miley Cyrus - "Wrecking Ball"
Beyonce - "Pretty Hurts"
Eminem ft. Rihanna - "The Monster"

 

 

BEST ART DIRECTION
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down for What"
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
Eminem - "Rap God"
Arcade Fire - "Reflektor"
Tyler, The Creator - "Tamale"

 

 

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
DJ Snake & Lil Jon - "Turn Down for What"
OK Go - "The Writing's On the Wall"
Disclosure - "Grab Her!"
Eminem - "Rap God"
Jack White - "Lazaretto"
Source: MTV 

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